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Senior Accountant

Seattle, WA
by Seattle Search Group

Accounting And Finance

Job Description

Seattle Search Group has teamed up with the leader in Hybrid Cloud File Management to find a Senior Accountant. Our client’s real-time analytics enable customers to understand their storage at a granular level, detect bottlenecks and accelerate performance. Built to scale across data center and cloud, their software enables programmatic configuration and management of usage, capacity and performance.

About the Position
This position is ideal for a responsive individual who enjoys connecting with people and will form and maintain strong relationships with throughout the organization. A successful candidate exhibits strong judgment and professionalism and thrives in a fast-paced environment. It is essential that this person has an aptitude for process and systems optimization and has excellent communication and customer service skills with a strong attention to detail. The ideal candidate is one who feels empowered to innovate, take action, is customer driven, and is comfortable with ambiguity.

Responsibilities
  • Lead month end close meetings and prepare flux analysis narrative to leadership including payroll analytics and SaaS trend analytics
  • Prepare and oversee journal entries and balance sheet reconciliation
  • Analyze monthly budget versus actual department expense activity to ensure proper cut-off, classification and GL coding
  • Maintain fixed asset sub-ledger and reconciliations
  • Manage accounting and reconciliations for prepaid expenses
  • Ensure US Payroll and Benefits are recorded properly
  • Review contracts to ensure proper accounting treatment in accordance with GAAP
  • Support various state tax returns and filings
  • Research GAAP and other accounting issues as they are identified
  • Participate in, and help lead, critical accounting projects, including the implementation of new accounting standards, development of management reports and implementation of a new modules and features within NetSuite
  • Support external audit requests, specific to areas of responsibility
  • Help to create and maintain accounting policies, procedures and process flow documentation
  • Assist other departments with various accounting needs and questions

Job Requirement

  • BA/BS in Accounting required
  • 4+ years of progressive accounting experience;
  • Public accounting experience is preferred
  • CPA preferred
  • Thorough knowledge of US GAAP
  • Strong understanding of internal controls
  • Experience in the software industry preferred
  • Comfortable working cross-functionally with various areas of an organization
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required
  • Prioritize and solve problems with little supervision
  • Experience with NetSuite is a plus
  • Well-developed oral and written communication skills
  • Well organized, ability to prioritize tasks and provide high-level of accuracy